The Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Since 1945, the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (GSB) has been developing banking leaders through a program of advanced management education. Using feedback from its alumni, Banker Advisory Board, and sponsoring state bankers associations, GSB offers an array of programs to meet the professional development needs of bankers — including a Graduate School of Banking, Human Resource Management School, Financial Managers School, Bank Technology Management School, Bank Technology Security School, Sales and Marketing School, Digital Banking School and a variety of online seminars. More than 23,000 alumni have benefited personally and professionally from attending GSB programs.

The GSB Human Resource Management School

This popular one-week school, designed specifically for HR professionals in the financial industry, addresses today’s most critical HR issues — providing a foundation for new or veteran human resource professionals to understand key HR management issues in a banking context. The GSB Human Resource Management School is a great way to expand your knowledge of the business of banking industry and key human resource management issues — and to establish a network of colleagues with whom to interact and exchange ideas.

The Human Resource Management School Scholarship

The scholarship amount is $1,050.00. The 2022 application period for this scholarship is now closed.

The Graduate School of Banking Program

Led by GSB’s talented and knowledgeable faculty, the 25-month GSB program is held in two-week sessions over three summers and features a comprehensive core of relevant bank leadership courses across all areas of banking – finance, technology, marketing, management, and more. A wide range of electives allows participants to tailor their educational program. The curriculum is enhanced by FiSim, GSB’s robust bank management simulation, and in-depth intersession assignments that allow students to use learned concepts to improve their own institutions, adding relevance and value.

The Prochnow Educational Foundation/Wisconsin Bankers Association Scholarship

The scholarship amount is $1,500 for each year of the student’s attendance (approximately 1/3 of the annual tuition fees) for a total value of $4,500. The 2022 application period for this scholarship is now closed.